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Al Pacino


One of the greatest actors in all of film history, Al Pacino established himself during one of film's greatest decades, the 1970s, and has become an enduring and iconic figure in the world of American movies. Pacino was born on April 25, 1940, in the Bronx, New York, to an Italian-American family. His parents, Rose (Gerardi) and Salvatore Pacino. ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 44 wins & 52 nominations. See more awards »

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 2013 Phil Spector (TV Movie)
Phil Spector
 2003 Gigli
Starkman
 2000 Chinese Coffee
Harry Levine
 1995 Two Bits
Grandpa
 1990 The Local Stigmatic
Graham
 1973 Serpico
Serpico
 1973 Scarecrow
Lion
 1969 Me, Natalie
Tony
 1968 N.Y.P.D. (TV Series)
John James
- Deadly Circle of Violence (1968) ... John James
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Other Works:

"Glengarry Glen Ross," portraying Shelley Levene in the Broadway revival of David Mamet's play. With Bobby Cannavale, David Harbour, John C. McGinley, Richard Schiff, Jeremy Shamos and Murphy Guyer. Direction by Daniel Sullivan, on Broadway at the Schoenfeld Theater, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Biographical Movies | 4 Print Biographies | 22 Interviews | 29 Articles | 9 Pictorials | 25 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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One hopes to find out about the [movie] you're in while you're doing it, not several years later, which is usually when I find out. I'm like, 'Wow, that was a dud! I didn't know, nobody would tell me!' I've done things for certain reasons, but it [comes from] thinking on your feet... Sometimes actors do things not because we have a great desire [for it], but because it's work, and I'm starting to... See more »

Trivia:

At one point, David Cronenberg was in line to direct the film The Singing Detective (2003), with Pacino in the lead. See more »

Trademark:

Surly but essentially moral characters with deep capacity for violence See more »

Nickname:

Sonny

Star Sign:

Taurus

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